Atlas of Sellar, Suprasellar and Parasellar Lesions
Children can be affected by a wide range of ophthalmic disorders, many of which require surgical intervention. Pediatric Ophthalmology Surgery and Procedures: Tricks of the Trade by esteemed pediatric ophthalmologist Sylvia Yoo and expert contributors covers the full range of pediatric ophthalmic procedures. As with other titles in this series, the book is consistently formatted with concise, step-by-step guidance. Chapters include goals, advantages, expectations, key principles, indications, contraindications, preoperative preparation, surgical planning, perioperative tips and pearls, operative technique and tools, what to avoid, complications, and postoperative care.
Organized into six sections and 19 chapters, the text encompasses ophthalmic surgical approaches that pediatric ophthalmologists are likely to perform. Disease-related sections cover strabismus, eye conditions impacting the orbit and anterior segment, glaucoma, and retinopathy of prematurity. The final section provides guidance on preparing for exams under anesthesia to ensure that the required equipment and testing are arranged in advance of the child being placed under anesthesia.
The Surgical Handbook by Michael Karsy and esteemed colleagues addresses training gaps by exposing early trainees, medical students, residents, advanced practice providers, and non-specialists to a diverse array of surgical subspecialty diseases and acute management topics. The impressive breadth of content presented in this resource reflects multidisciplinary contributions. The text covers far more than existing medical handbooks, while featuring concise distillation of key points conducive to learning.
The book is organized by 16 sections starting with general perioperative and operative management of topics that apply to all surgeons, such as critical care, trauma, and general surgery. Subsequent chapters encompass a full spectrum of surgical specialties—from vascular and cardiothoracic—to neurosurgery and orthopaedics, as well as handy evidence-based reference guides. The focused collection of topics within each section serves as a useful resource for learning about management of specific diseases and also a starting point for self-directed learning.
This backpack companion will benefit medical students and junior surgical residents during rotations and clerkships and help early-career clinicians gain insights into timely disease recognition, initial management, surgical risks, and when to make referrals.
Neuro ICU Procedure Atlas by distinguished neurosurgeons Jack I. Jallo and David F. Slottje is a visually rich, step-by-step atlas describing technical aspects of common bedside procedures performed in patients with grave neurological conditions. With contributions from an impressive group of contributors, the book features 13 chapters encompassing fundamental techniques, such as shunt externalization/shunt tap, lumbar puncture, lumbar drain, ICP monitor, PbtO2 and JvO2 monitors, central and arterial line, cervical traction, intubation, cricothyrotomy, chest tube, and more.
This essential resource will help neurosurgical residents and early-career neurosurgeons, intensivists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants accelerate the learning curve for the bedside care of critically ill patients.
Physics is a key component of the American Board of Radiology core and certifying exams, therefore it is an essential area of study for radiology residents and young radiologists prepping for these exams. Radiology residents gather their medical physics knowledge from many sources, often beginning with their first encounter of a radiologic image. As such, Radiologic Physics Taught Through Cases by Jonathon A. Nye and esteemed contributors incorporates an image-rich, case-based layout conducive to learning challenging physics concepts.
The book encompasses physical diagnostic radiology scenarios commonly encountered during residency in a format that fosters learning and is perfect for board preparation. Seven technology-specific chapters cover fluoroscopy, mammography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, ultrasound imaging, and image processing. Each chapter features 10 succinct case-based topics intended to quickly convey information.
This is a must-have resource for residents prepping for the radiology core exam review and early-career radiologists looking for a robust study guide for radiology certification exam review.
The intricate balance of the intrinsic and extrinsic soft tissue structure and bony scaffold of the hand, coupled with 31 articulating services in the hand and wrist, can lead to significant surgical challenges. Providing surgeons with technical pearls to overcome these challenges is the primary focus of Problems in Hand Surgery: Solutions to Recover Function by internationally renowned hand surgeons Michael W. Neumeister and Michael Sauerbier, and an impressive group of contributors.
Organized by 29 sections and 90 chapters, this comprehensive book focuses on secondary hand surgeries to optimize hand form and function in patients with challenging trauma- and disorder-related hand issues. Among the many topics addressed are problems associated with nonunion, malunion, dysvascular limbs, trauma-related degenerative changes, stiffness, tendon dysfunction, joint disruption, nerve injury, neuropathy, vasospasm, fractures, and osteoarthritis.
The extraordinary clinical tools in this step-by-step surgical resource will help orthopaedic surgery residents and experienced orthopaedic and plastic surgeons manage difficult cases and achieve optimal patient outcomes.
Medical management of patients in the neurocritical care unit (NCCU) often spells the difference between life or death and return to normal function or a lifetime disability. As such, it is vital that patients with life-threatening neurological and neurosurgical illnesses receive prompt diagnosis and rapid interventions in the NCCU.
The Jefferson Manual for Neurocritical Care by renowned neurosurgeon Jack I. Jallo, neurointensive care physician Jacqueline S. Urtecho, and distinguished colleagues is a high-yield pocket resource ideal for the bedside care of patients with serious, life-altering diseases. Nineteen concise chapters encompass cerebrovascular, neuromuscular, oncologic, and traumatic conditions, as well as core clinical topics applicable to the care of neurocritical patients.
This manual is an indispensable resource for neurocritical care residents and fellows, NCCU nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, general intensive care physicians, and neurointensivists.
The combination of a surgeon shortage and poor access to emergency surgical care led to establishment of the Acute Care Surgery paradigm and subspecialty in 2003. Concurrently, minimally invasive approaches revolutionized surgical practice in the 21st century. In the U.S., acute care surgeons stand at the front line of patient care for emergency general surgery, trauma, and surgical critical care, and thus are positioned to positively impact healthcare delivery and costs. Surgical Decision Making in Acute Care Surgery by renowned surgeons Kimberly Davis and Raul Coimbra is the first text that comprehensively discusses when to use minimally invasive techniques and advanced technology versus traditional open procedures in acute traumatic and non-traumatic surgical emergencies.
The text begins with three opening chapters covering the background of the Acute Care Surgery subspecialty, anatomic and physiological considerations, and the impact of acute surgical illness on pre- and post-operative critical care decisions. Subsequent chapters outline surgical approaches for commonly encountered acute conditions. Trauma chapters cover interventions for cervical, blunt and penetrating abdominal, and thoracic injuries. Emergency general surgery topics run the gamut from appendicitis to emergency management of paraesophageal hernias and esophageal perforations. An impressive group of senior surgeons and younger rising stars in American surgery share their expertise throughout the book.
Written in a unique and innovative style, this book presents pediatric surgery in an interactive clinical context. Each chapter is built upon a specific disease or group of diseases, beginning with a typical case, presented interactively, just as it would be in encountered in clinical practice. These are actual cases that have been encountered by the author and are likely to be managed on any pediatric surgical service. The discussion that follows presents the most relevant issues pertaining to the topic, drawing on the index case, as well as multiple other cases that depict the entire spectrum of the disease or anomaly. The carefully selected suggested readings emphasize sentinel papers, high-quality reviews, and the best and most recent evidence published on the subject. A large number of illustrations help bring the clinical concepts to light. A number of high-quality videos provide a dynamic atlas of common procedures. The book is useful to the entire range of pediatric surgical trainees and practitioners, from the medical student or resident rotating on pediatric surgery, to the fellow preparing for certification, to the seasoned surgeon looking for an update on a particular subject or preparing for recertification. A large number of other physicians will find this book very useful, including general surgeons who evaluate and treat childhood surgical diseases, paediatricians and pediatric hospitalists who co-manage patients with surgeons, and obstetricians, pathologists, and radiologists who work closely with pediatric surgeons.